Tagged: Joseph Campbell

Paper Dragon

This article by Dan Bronzite, professional screenwriter and creator of Movie Outline 3 screenwriting software, may have just the right insight for you to slay that dragon and keep following your bliss! Writing a movie is challenging,...

Campbell’s Quotes

A variety of Joseph Campbell quotes – from books college lectures and television – has been gathered by Goodreads. Whether they are used as mantras, life lessons or bumper stickers, we hope you will...

The Hero Is Within You

In his article for The Odyssey, college-student Dan Bennington recounts how Campbell helped him follow his bliss through troublesome times. It’s no secret that life can be hard. When all hope is gone, when the...

Naturally Blissful

  This Los Angeles Times article by Peter Barsocchini talks about one of the biggest talk show/game show hosts in American media history, Merv Griffin. Griffin was, above all, curious. He wanted to know...

A Blissful Journey

The Times of India features the new edition of The Bliss Catchers in this inspiring article by Priya Menon. The Bliss Catchers is a series curated by indian author Avis Viswanathan, inspired by Joseph...

Finding The Hero Within Us

This blog entry at The Good Man Project shares Tom Kelley’s opinion on Heroes and their role in popular culture. Joseph Campbell, in his massive work with Mythology and literature, discovered a pattern followed by most,...

Reading Into Campbell

The New York Times published an incredible interview with Joseph Campbell himself, conducted by D. J. R. Bruckner, editor of the newspaper’s Book Review. Joseph Campbell was a mythologist, a writer, a teacher and so much more....

Creating the Star Wars Mythos

In this piece, Indie Film Hustle elaborates more on the influence Campbell played in the creation of the Star Wars mythos. If not for Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, the world would likely have missed...

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A Healthy Body and Balanced Mind

In recent years, there’s been an obvious trend in fitness. Countless people now incorporate things like a morning jog, lifting weights, or eating healthy into their daily lives. Why? Well, the answer is clear to...

Stressing Out

Joe Heim writes for The Washington Post about retired professor Stanley Abbott, who presents an interesting approach to deal with stress and cancel out its negative side effects. Much like the Hero’s Journey, life has...